Charge On to Graduation

Charge On To Graduation (COTG) is a junior intervention program designed for students who have earned 74-89 units. It is an interactive advising program intended to support students in identifying their degree requirements, creating their educational plan, and preparing for graduation. Charge On To Graduation seeks to familiarize students with the junior year “Student Advising Learning Outcomes” (SALOS). 

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the difference between Commencement and Graduation
  • Identify when, where, and how to apply for graduation
  • Identify the 6 graduation requirements
  • Understand how to utilize the Academic Requirements Report to track progress towards completion of all graduation requirements
  • Understand how to access, navigate, and utilize SMART Planner to create an academic plan and determine their expected graduation term
  • Learn about campus resources for graduate school and/or careers within their field

Who? Juniors who have earned 74-89 units (including transfer coursework). An email will be sent to you if you are within this range of units. A Charge on to Graduation hold will be placed in your records.

Why? To equip students nearing their senior class standing with the knowledge of the policies and procedures relating to graduation and commencement at CSUDH.

When? Live Workshops Ended

Video Workshop

Did you miss a workshop? You can still complete this requirement by watching our video workshop. Please follow the steps below:

  1. Log in to watch the video using your campus student log in information at:
  2. Complete pre-survey at the beginning of video. Press stop on the video and type the survey link into your browser.
  3. Complete post-survey at the end of video. Press stop on the video and type the survey link into your browser.

It is important to complete both the pre and post-survey. This will be proof of your participation. The student ID# from your surveys will be used to remove the Charge on to Graduation hold.
Holds will be removed 24-48 hours during regular operation hours.

Contact Alma Melena at if you have any questions.

Technical Difficulties?

**If you encounter any difficulties with Knowmania/TechSmithRelay, Zoom or Torolink, please contact the CSUDH I.T. Help Desk at 310-243-2500**